Kernersville, NC (November 26, 2020) – A driver was hospitalized following a crash with a box truck in Kernersville on Wednesday, November 25th. The crash occurred in the 1100 block of Highway 66.
Officers with the Kernersville Police Department responded to the crash scene shortly after the accident occurred. According to a report, an SUV and a box truck collided head-on with one another. The driver of the SUV sustained serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries. He was taken to Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem to be treated. The driver of the box truck received treatment at the scene but was not transported. Neither of the drivers has been identified at this time and the cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact officer M. Mitchell of the KPD. There are no further details available at this time.
We would like to offer our thoughts and best wishes for a speedy recovery to those affected by this injury crash in Kernersville.
North Carolina Car Accidents
Serious injury crashes take place in North Carolina each day. According to the most recent statistics, approximately 300,000 accidents were reported in 2019 throughout our state. These accidents mostly involved passenger vehicles but also involved commercial trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles, and all other types of transportation. The presence of negligent drivers on our roadways places all other motorists at risk of being injured in a car accident that was not their fault. Head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous types of crashes that occur. These accidents often take place at high speeds, leaving the other driver little time to react in order to avoid the crash from occurring.
If you have been affected by a North Carolina car accident, it is important to have a complete understanding of your legal rights. There is no doubt that an injury crash can take a major toll on your life. You may be unable to enjoy the activities that you enjoyed prior to the accident, or you could be unable to work in order to support yourself and your family. As the medical bills pile up and your road to recovery seems long, you are no doubt experiencing a sense of pain and frustration during this difficult time. Under North Carolina law, you could be entitled to valuable compensation if the accident was not your fault.
At Burton Law Firm, we are here to help during your time of need. North Carolina car accident lawyer Jason M. Burton handles each case with the care and compassion that it deserves. We understand the difficulties that you are facing and we want to help you make a full and complete recovery. We will fight to ensure that you are fully compensated for the extent of your injuries and that your future is protected after you have been injured by the carelessness of another person.
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